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Katherine Quinn PhD

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Psychiatry
Program: Center for AIDS Intervention Research


I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.
I am willing to collaborate on research projects.


Research Experience

  • Adolescent
  • HIV Infections
  • Health Status Disparities
  • Homeless Persons
  • Homosexuality, Male
  • Interviews as Topic
  • Masculinity
  • Qualitative Research
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Sexual Partners
  • Sexual and Gender Minorities
  • Social Stigma
  • Social Support
  • Stress, Psychological
  • Unsafe Sex
  • Young Adult
  • Methodologies and Techniques

  • Focus Groups
  • Interviews as Topic
  • Qualitative Research
  • MCW Program / Core Facilities

  • Center for AIDS Intervention Research
  • Publications (54)

  • Testing the Interpersonal-Behavior model to explain intentions to use patient-delivered partner therapy. (John SA, Walsh JL, Quinn KG, Cho YI, Weinhardt LS) PLoS One 2020;15(5):e0233348 PMID: 32433680 PMCID: PMC7239460 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085155369 05/21/2020    
  • Informal workplaces and their comparative effects on the health of street vendors and home-based garment workers in Yangon, Myanmar: a qualitative study. (Ko Ko T, Dickson-Gomez J, Yasmeen G, Han WW, Quinn K, Beyer K, Glasman L) BMC Public Health 2020 Apr 19;20(1):524 PMID: 32306950 PMCID: PMC7168952 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083755365 04/21/2020    
  • HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Awareness and Non-Occupational PEP (nPEP) Prescribing History Among U.S. Healthcare Providers. (John SA, Quinn KG, Pleuhs B, Walsh JL, Petroll AE) AIDS Behav 2020 Apr 16 PMID: 32300991 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083770692 04/18/2020    
  • Perceptions of PrEP Use Within Primary Relationships Among Young Black Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men. (Quinn KG, Zarwell M, John SA, Christenson E, Walsh JL) Arch Sex Behav 2020 Aug;49(6):2117-2128 PMID: 32240437 PMCID: PMC7321890 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084241631 04/03/2020       1 Citation
  • Health-related quality of life and related factors among chronically homeless adults living in different permanent supportive housing models: a cross-sectional study. (Spector AL, Quinn KG, McAuliffe TL, DiFranceisco W, Bendixen A, Dickson-Gomez J) Qual Life Res 2020 Aug;29(8):2051-2061 PMID: 32222931 PMCID: PMC7367711 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082953168 03/31/2020    
  • Social network intervention to increase pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) awareness, interest, and use among African American men who have sex with men. (Kelly JA, Amirkhanian YA, Walsh JL, Brown KD, Quinn KG, Petroll AE, Pearson BM, Rosado AN, Ertl T) AIDS Care 2020 05;32(sup2):40-46 PMID: 32167374 PMCID: PMC7165060 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081973528 03/14/2020       2 Citations
  • Health Care Provider Barriers to HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in the United States: A Systematic Review. (Pleuhs B, Quinn KG, Walsh JL, Petroll AE, John SA) AIDS Patient Care STDS 2020 Mar;34(3):111-123 PMID: 32109141 PMCID: PMC7087402 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082342702 02/29/2020       1 Citation
  • The Influence of Peers on PrEP Perceptions and Use Among Young Black Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Qualitative Examination. (Quinn KG, Christenson E, Spector A, Amirkhanian Y, Kelly JA) Arch Sex Behav 2020 Aug;49(6):2129-2143 PMID: 32016815 PMCID: PMC7321862 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85078907844 02/06/2020       1 Citation
  • Applying an intersectional framework to understand syndemic conditions among young Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. (Quinn KG) Soc Sci Med 2019 Dec 27:112779 PMID: 31898991 PMCID: PMC7319868 01/04/2020    
  • The Influence of Peers on PrEP Perceptions and Use Among Young Black Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Qualitative Examination (Quinn KG, Christenson E, Spector A, Amirkhanian Y, Kelly JA) Archives of Sexual Behavior 2020 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85078907844 01/01/2020    
  • ART Adherence Among Men Who Have Sex with Men Living with HIV: Key Challenges and Opportunities (Quinn KG, Voisin DR) Current HIV/AIDS Reports 2020 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086665216 01/01/2020    
  • Applying the Popular Opinion Leader Intervention for HIV to COVID-19 (Quinn KG) AIDS and Behavior 2020 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85087043010 01/01/2020    
  • The unanticipated benefits of PrEP among young Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (Quinn, K, Christenson, E, Sawkin, MT, Hacker, E, Walsh, J. ) AIDS and Behavior Quinn, K, Christenson, E, Sawkin, MT, Hacker, E, Walsh, J. The unanticipated benefits of PrEP among young Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. (In Press). AIDS and Behavior. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-019-0274-7. 12/09/2019    
  • The influence of peers on PrEP perceptions and use among young Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men: a qualitative examination. (Quinn, K, Christenson, E, Spector, A, Amirkhanian, Y, Kelly, JA. ) Archives of Sexual Behavior Quinn, K, Christenson, E, Spector, A, Amirkhanian, Y, Kelly, JA. The influence of peers on PrEP perceptions and use among young Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men: a qualitative examination. (In Press). Archives of Sexual Behavior. DOI: 10.1007/s10508-019-01593-x 12/09/2019    
  • Polytraumatization, Mental Health, and Delinquency Among Adolescent Gang Members. (Nydegger LA, Quinn K, Walsh JL, Pacella-LaBarbara ML, Dickson-Gomez J) J Trauma Stress 2019 12;32(6):890-898 PMID: 31800141 PMCID: PMC6938535 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85076212706 12/05/2019    
  • The Unanticipated Benefits of PrEP for Young Black Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men. (Quinn KG, Christenson E, Sawkin MT, Hacker E, Walsh JL) AIDS Behav 2020 May;24(5):1376-1388 PMID: 31768688 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85076201781 11/27/2019       1 Citation
  • "Don't Deny Yourself a Seat at the Table": Supporting the Leadership Development of MSM of Color in HIV Services. (Quinn KG, Wolfe H, Vergeront J) Health Promot Pract 2019 May 31:1524839919850563 PMID: 31148482 06/01/2019    
  • "The fear of being Black plus the fear of being gay": The effects of intersectional stigma on PrEP use among young Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. (Quinn K, Bowleg L, Dickson-Gomez J) Soc Sci Med 2019 07;232:86-93 PMID: 31075752 PMCID: PMC6588433 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065144087 05/11/2019       9 Citations
  • "Running Trains" and "Sexing-In": The Functions of Sex Within Adolescent Gangs. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Broaddus M, Pacella M) Youth Soc 2019 Mar;51(2):151-169 PMID: 30853727 PMCID: PMC6402563 03/12/2019    
  • Stigma, isolation and depression among older adults living with HIV in rural areas (Quinn, K.G.; Murphy, M.K.; Nigogosyan, Z.; Petroll, A.E.) Ageing and Society 01/24/2019    
  • Stigma, isolation and depression among older adults living with HIV in rural areas (Quinn KG, Murphy MK, Nigogosyan Z, Petroll AE) Ageing and Society 2019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85060526872 01/01/2019    
  • Applying an intersectional framework to understand syndemic conditions among young Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (Quinn KG) Social Science and Medicine 2019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077167006 01/01/2019    
  • "A Gay Man and a Doctor are Just like, a Recipe for Destruction": How Racism and Homonegativity in Healthcare Settings Influence PrEP Uptake Among Young Black MSM. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Zarwell M, Pearson B, Lewis M) AIDS Behav 2019 Jul;23(7):1951-1963 PMID: 30565092 PMCID: PMC6571052 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85064462121 12/20/2018       17 Citations
  • Multiple Marginality and the Variation in Delinquency and Substance use Among Adolescent Gang Members. (Quinn K, Walsh JL, Dickson-Gomez J) Subst Use Misuse 2019;54(4):612-627 PMID: 30395769 PMCID: PMC6443478 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056172749 11/06/2018    
  • Exposure to community violence and substance use among Black men who have sex with men: examining the role of psychological distress and criminal justice involvement. (Hotton A, Quinn K, Schneider J, Voisin D) AIDS Care 2019 03;31(3):370-378 PMID: 30280579 PMCID: PMC6382567 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85054377138 10/04/2018    
  • "It's Almost Like a Crab-in-a-Barrel Situation": Stigma, Social Support, and Engagement in Care Among Black Men Living With HIV. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Broaddus M, Kelly JA) AIDS Educ Prev 2018 04;30(2):120-136 PMID: 29688770 PMCID: PMC5921935 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046091992 04/25/2018       5 Citations
  • An Exploration of Syndemic Factors That Influence Engagement in HIV Care Among Black Men. (Quinn KG, Reed SJ, Dickson-Gomez J, Kelly JA) Qual Health Res 2018 06;28(7):1077-1087 PMID: 29478406 PMCID: PMC5962406 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85042551427 02/27/2018       9 Citations
  • Enhancing access to safe and secure housing (Dickson-Gomez J, Quinn K) Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention: Optimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care 1 January 2018:105-142 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85061294401 01/01/2018    
  • A longitudinal examination of factors associated with social support satisfaction among HIV-positive young Black men who have sex with men. (McCullagh C, Quinn K, Voisin DR, Schneider J) AIDS Care 2017 12;29(12):1598-1604 PMID: 28631491 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85021153349 06/21/2017       2 Citations
  • Supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals: Challenges and opportunities for providers in Chicago, USA. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Nowicki K, Johnson AK, Bendixen AV) Health Soc Care Community 2018 01;26(1):e31-e38 PMID: 28627076 PMCID: PMC5734984 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85020511900 06/20/2017       6 Citations
  • Identifying variability in permanent supportive housing: A comparative effectiveness approach to measuring health outcomes. (Dickson-Gomez J, Quinn K, Bendixen A, Johnson A, Nowicki K, Ko Ko T, Galletly C) Am J Orthopsychiatry 2017;87(4):414-424 PMID: 28301175 PMCID: PMC5503781 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85015156164 03/17/2017       7 Citations
  • Childhood Adversity and the Continued Exposure to Trauma and Violence Among Adolescent Gang Members. (Quinn K, Pacella ML, Dickson-Gomez J, Nydegger LA) Am J Community Psychol 2017 03;59(1-2):36-49 PMID: 28262961 PMCID: PMC5373929 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85014453314 03/07/2017       8 Citations
  • The Effects of Housing Status, Stability and the Social Contexts of Housing on Drug and Sexual Risk Behaviors. (Dickson-Gomez J, McAuliffe T, Quinn K) AIDS Behav 2017 Jul;21(7):2079-2092 PMID: 28243936 PMCID: PMC5493509 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85014037486 03/01/2017       6 Citations
  • "HIV Is Not Going to Kill Me, Old Age Is!": The Intersection of Aging and HIV for Older HIV-Infected Adults in Rural Communities. (Quinn K, Sanders C, Petroll AE) AIDS Educ Prev 2017 Feb;29(1):62-76 PMID: 28195783 PMCID: PMC5454490 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85012282328 02/15/2017       9 Citations
  • A Longitudinal Analysis of Antiretroviral Adherence Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men. (Voisin DR, Quinn K, Kim DH, Schneider J) J Adolesc Health 2017 Apr;60(4):411-416 PMID: 28043754 PMCID: PMC5366075 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85009517066 01/04/2017       8 Citations
  • The Health and Sociocultural Correlates of AIDS Genocidal Beliefs and Medical Mistrust Among African American MSM. (Quinn KG, Kelly JA, DiFranceisco WJ, Tarima SS, Petroll AE, Sanders C, Lawrence JSS, Amirkhanian YA) AIDS Behav 2018 Jun;22(6):1814-1825 PMID: 28013400 PMCID: PMC5483207 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85007197257 12/26/2016       15 Citations
  • Convention Versus Deviance: Moral Agency in Adolescent Gang Members' Decision Making. (Dickson-Gomez J, Pacella M, Broaddus MR, Quinn K, Galletly C, Rivas J) Subst Use Misuse 2017 04 16;52(5):562-573 PMID: 28010161 PMCID: PMC5495019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85007228633 12/25/2016       2 Citations
  • Gang masculinity and high-risk sexual behaviours. (Dickson-Gomez J, Quinn K, Broaddus M, Pacella M) Cult Health Sex 2017 02;19(2):165-178 PMID: 27684564 PMCID: PMC5478929 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84981225793 09/30/2016       4 Citations
  • Gender Norms and Age-Disparate Sexual Relationships as Predictors of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, and Risky Sex among Adolescent Gang Members. (Nydegger LA, DiFranceisco W, Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J) J Urban Health 2017 04;94(2):266-275 PMID: 27538745 PMCID: PMC5391331 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84982279832 08/20/2016       3 Citations
  • The role of supportive housing for HIV-positive mothers and their children (Quinn, K., Young, S., Thomas, D., Baldwin, B., Paul, M.) Social Service Research 12(3), 302-322 06/03/2016    
  • The relationship between housing subsidies and supportive housing on neighborhood distress and housing satisfaction: does drug use make a difference? (Dickson-Gomez J, McAuliffe T, Obidoa C, Quinn K, Weeks M) Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2016 05 27;11(1):20 PMID: 27233496 PMCID: PMC4884364 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84969921742 05/29/2016       1 Citation
  • Multiple Dimensions of Stigma and Health Related Factors Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men. (Quinn K, Voisin DR, Bouris A, Jaffe K, Kuhns L, Eavou R, Schneider J) AIDS Behav 2017 Jan;21(1):207-216 PMID: 27233249 PMCID: PMC5124546 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84970953988 05/29/2016       16 Citations
  • The Influence of Pastors' Ideologies of Homosexuality on HIV Prevention in the Black Church. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Young S) J Relig Health 2016 Oct;55(5):1700-16 PMID: 27099095 PMCID: PMC4958513 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84964389417 04/22/2016       11 Citations
  • Psychological distress, drug use, sexual risks and medication adherence among young HIV-positive Black men who have sex with men: exposure to community violence matters. (Quinn K, Voisin DR, Bouris A, Schneider J) AIDS Care 2016 07;28(7):866-72 PMID: 26917328 PMCID: PMC4955550 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959244990 02/27/2016       21 Citations
  • The role of the Black Church in the lives of young Black men who have sex with men. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, Kelly JA) Cult Health Sex 2016;18(5):524-37 PMID: 26489851 PMCID: PMC4805462 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84945162347 10/23/2015       9 Citations
  • Homonegativity, Religiosity, and the Intersecting Identities of Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J) AIDS Behav 2016 Jan;20(1):51-64 PMID: 26373283 PMCID: PMC4718745 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84955203055 09/17/2015       28 Citations
  • Exploring multiple levels of access to rental subsidies and supportive housing (Quinn, K., Dickson-Gomez, J., McAuliffe, T., Owczarzak, J.) Housing Policy Debate Quinn, Katherine, et al. "Exploring Multiple Levels of Access to Rental Subsidies and Supportive Housing." Housing Policy Debate 24.2 (2014): 467-484. 08/11/2015    
  • Social and sexual risk factors among sexual minority youth (Quinn, K., Ertl, A.) Journal of LGBT Health Quinn, Katherine, and Allison Ertl. "Social and Sexual Risk Factors Among Sexual Minority Youth." Journal of LGBT Youth 12.3 (2015): 302-322. 08/11/2015    
  • Correlates of internalized homonegativity among black men who have sex with men. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, DiFranceisco W, Kelly JA, St Lawrence JS, Amirkhanian YA, Broaddus M) AIDS Educ Prev 2015 Jun;27(3):212-26 PMID: 26010313 PMCID: PMC4626011 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84939192839 05/27/2015       20 Citations
  • The Role of Supportive Housing for HIV-Positive Mothers and Their Children (Quinn K, Young S, Thomas D, Baldwin B, Paul M) Journal of Social Service Research 20 October 2015;41(5):642-658 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84947021879 01/01/2015    
  • Social and Sexual Risk Factors Among Sexual Minority Youth (Quinn K, Ertl A) Journal of LGBT Youth 3 July 2015;12(3):302-322 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84938511009 01/01/2015    
  • Beyond the ball: implications for HIV risk and prevention among the constructed families of African American men who have sex with men. (Dickson-Gomez J, Owczarzak J, St Lawrence J, Sitzler C, Quinn K, Pearson B, Kelly JA, Amirkhanian YA) AIDS Behav 2014 Nov;18(11):2156-68 PMID: 24980248 PMCID: PMC4198443 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84919416132 07/02/2014       18 Citations
  • Exploring Multiple Levels of Access to Rental Subsidies and Supportive Housing (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, McAuliffe T, Owczarzak J) Housing Policy Debate April 2014;24(2):467-484 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84896995683 01/01/2014    
  • EXPLORING MULTIPLE LEVELS of ACCESS to RENTAL SUBSIDIES and SUPPORTIVE HOUSING. (Quinn K, Dickson-Gomez J, McAuliffe T, Owczarzak J) Hous Policy Debate 2014;24(2):467-484 PMID: 31548783 PMCID: PMC6756751 01/01/2014    
  • Last update: 07/27/2020
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